27. 03. 2017, comments: 0, views 917x
18th international mountain and adventure film festival Mountains and City took place in Bratislava, Slovakia, 22.-26.3.2017. GRAND PRIX was given to the documentary Freedom under Load.
The statement of the jury: „Outstanding documentary about Tatra´s porters. High quality of the film, and unique porter´s craft, which more a lifestyle than a proffession."
19. 02. 2017, comments: 0, views 1246x
The documentary about porters in High Tatras Freedom under Load was awarded in Canada. Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival took place between 10.-19. February and covers all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was particularly fierce this year with 98 films from around the world. Freedom under Load was awarded as Best Mountain Culture Film.
Quote from Joni Cooper - jury member:
"Exquisite in both image and pace, this film opened our eyes to a tradition that has not been abandoned despite contemporary methods. It took us along step by step, so we could experience the wisdom being shared, listen to the sounds and silence, and appreciate the immense beauty along the way." more
17. 12. 2016, comments: 0, views 1702x
Freedom under Load has got Grand Prix from Mendi Film Festival in Bilbao, Spain. The members of the jury: Billy Choi - South Corea, Hélios Gracia - France, Jon Garano - Spain, Pawel Wysoczanski- Poland, and Silvo Karo - Slovenia. Their statement: „It's a beautiful film and it offers hope, in a modest way. It's a film about the faith, and the devotion in the wonderful mountains of Tatra. The film offers calm and harmony, both very necessary nowadays". more